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iPhone 5: The Rundown

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

It’s here!  lets’ get to the full details on the iPhone 5!


Just like the rumors speculated it has a single design, with a two-tone back, and will come in both black and white.  Bigger screen.  it is also 20% lighter and 18% thinner than the iPhone 4s.


Speaking of screen size, it will be measuring in at 4-inches.  It will have a 326ppi retina display and will support a 1136×640 display with 44% more color saturation.


It will use LTE connectivity, so it will be much faster that the current iPhone 4S.  It also supports all the standards needed for all carriers: HSPA+, DC-HSDPA and LTE.

The iPhone 5 also has dual-channel 5GHz Wi-Fi—aka 802.11N. That means a 150Mbps maximum connectivity speed.


The A6 chip—which Apple states is 2 times faster than the current iPhone 4S both in CPU and graphics.  It can load web pages up to 2.1 times as fast.


Siri updates, Facebook integration, phone features and more.  Check out our blog in the past about Apple’s iOS6 release.


8 hours of 3G talk time, 8 hours of LTE browsing, 10 hours of Wi-Fi browsing, 30 hours of video and 225 hours of standby.

Release Date & Availability

iOS6 will be released to iPhone 4s users on September 19th.

Pre-order the iPhone 5 September 14th.

Release Date October 21st.  

Check back with Abt’s Technology Blog for more information on availability as well as the rest of Apple’s announcements!

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iPad 3 release Date and More Rumors

Friday, February 10th, 2012

According to numerous rumors/speculations/whispers in dark, seedy alleys, Apple is planning on releasing the next generation iPad this year, with an official announcement scheduled in early March.  According to reports there will be additional functionality added to Siri in iOS5.1, such as the ability to interact with device Settings and other ‘select’ applications, as well a fix for that battery bug that has been plaguing iPhone 4S users the globe over, as well as a new keyboard for email with an easy to access ‘@’ symbol.   What would you like to see with the next iPad?

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